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Atiku asks Buhari to release panel’s report on arms procurement

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The Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, Atiku Abubakar, has accused the Federal Government of wasting valuable time and resources on the reelection campaign of President Muhammadu Buhari while neglecting the Boko Haram crisis that has continued to consume the lives of innocent citizens. He also called on the …

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2019: INEC plan to create poling centres in IDP camps unacceptable – PDP


The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has rejected the plan by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to create polling centers in Internally Displaced Persons (IDP) camps within the country to allow them vote in the 2019 general elections. Addressing a press conference on Friday in Abuja, the PDP National Publicity …

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2019: IDPs in Niger, Chad to vote – INEC

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The Independent National Electoral Commission on Wednesday said it had made special provisions for Internally Displaced Persons outside Nigeria to vote in the forthcoming general elections scheduled for 2019. The commission also stated that specially designed forms would be deployed at the polling units of the affected communities. The chairman …

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B/Haram: Buhari heads to N’Djamena

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President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday departed Abuja for N’Djamena, Chad, to preside over the Summit of Heads of States and Governments of the Lake Chad Basin Commission. NEWSTIMES reports that Buhari in his capacity as Chairman of the Summit of Heads of States and Governments of the Lake Chad Basin …

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2019 elections: I will protect all Nigerians if… – Saraki

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Senate President Bukola Saraki has pledged to protect all Nigerians and be fair to all sections of the country if elected as the next president of Nigeria. Saraki also said it is North Central zone’s turn to produce the next president of Nigeria. Saraki made the pledge at the secretariat …

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Defection: We are discussing with six APC govs, lawmakers – PDP


The Peoples Democratic Party said it was almost concluding discussions with more state governors and members of the National Assembly elected on the platform of the All Progressives Congress ahead of their defection to the PDP. The party said it had already concluded discussions with six APC governors and 27 …

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R-APC to INEC: Dissolve Oshiomhole-led APC leadership


The splinter group that recently announced its formation within the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) has asked the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to disband the Comrade Adams Oshiomhole-led National Executive Committee (NEC) of the party. In a letter to the INEC Chairman Professor Mahmood Yakubu, the Reformed-APC, led by …

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